BA in Political Science, Shanghai Fudan Univ.; MA, Academy of Social Sciences; PhD, Peking Univ. 1987-2002, with Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. 2003 and 2007, Visiting Professor, Univ. of Michigan; 2006, “Weilun” Chair Professor, Tsinghua Univ. Currently, Professor and Associate Dean, School of International Studies, Renmin Univ. of China, Beijing. Vice-President, China National Association of International Studies; Vice-President, Pacific Society of China; Adviser, Policy Planning Office, National People's Congress; Standing Councilor, China Reform Forum. Author of more than 100 academic papers, over 500 articles, 7 books and 5 translated books, incl.: Liberal Tradition in America by Louis Hart; Between Hope and History by President Bill Clinton and Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger. First columnist in international politics in the mainland China; former columnist, “Focusing on America”, World Affairs. Research focus: American politics, American foreign policy, Sino-US relations and China's foreign policy.